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The Physical Effects of Heat Stroke - A TED-Ed Lesson

The Physical Effects of Heat Stroke - A TED-Ed Lesson | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
As I was doing some landscape work in my yard today there was n doubt that summer is here. The sun felt hot and even a breeze didn't cool me down much as I moved piles of dirt in my yard. (If you're curious, I am building terraces for planting).
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Dozens of Online Games About Nature

Dozens of Online Games About Nature | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
The Canadian Museum of Nature offers a large collection of online games about mammals, birds, and dinosaurs. Choose one of the three categories on the gallery page to see all of the related games.
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BBC - Learning: online learning resources

BBC - Learning: online learning resources | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Learning resources for adults, children, parents and teachers: find online courses, video clips, educational games and revision activities.
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List of mathematics curriculum materials - MathEd.net Wiki

List of mathematics curriculum materials - MathEd.net Wiki | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

The MathEd.net Wiki is a site designed to bring greater visibility and connectedness to mathematics education research and the communities who benefit from it. 

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The Open Library - Borrow and Read Thousands of Ebooks

The Open Library - Borrow and Read Thousands of Ebooks | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
If you're looking for some new books to read this summer, take a look at the Open Library  which is a part of the Internet Archive. The Open Library is a collection of more than one million free ebook titles.
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How X-rays see through your skin - Ge Wang

How X-rays see through your skin - Ge Wang | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Originally discovered by accident, X-rays are now used about 100 million times a year in clinics around the world. How do these magic eyes work? Ge Wang details the history and mechanics of the X-ray machine and CT scanners.
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10 Resources for Teaching and Learning About Weather

10 Resources for Teaching and Learning About Weather | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
It's a rainy Sunday morning here in Maine. I'm sure the rain put a damper on a few picnics today. It certainly caused a change in my plans for the day.
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Empowering Children in the Aftermath of Hate

Empowering Children in the Aftermath of Hate | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
A guide for educators and parents providing tools and resources they need to help children confront hate effectively in the aftermath of hate violence or terrorism in their community.
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DIY Sun Science - Learn About UV Rays and More

DIY Sun Science - Learn About UV Rays and More | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Yesterday, I featured three good resources from the Lawrence Hall of Science. Today, I have another resource to add to that list.
DIY Sun Science is a free iPad app from The Lawrence Hall of Science.
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Roman Pantheon - YouTube

3D Reconstruction of ancient roman Pantheon built by Agrippa and rebuilt by Hadrian. It is a preview for grand 3d reconstruction of ancient Rome city center,...
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What Google’s Algorithm Change Means for Library Websites

What Google’s Algorithm Change Means for Library Websites | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Google recently changed its algorithm to give preference to mobile-friendly sites, dubbed “Mobilegeddon” by the technology press. Even if your website isn’t optimized for mobile yet, your library c...

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200 Free Educational Documentaries for Teachers

200 Free Educational Documentaries for Teachers | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

"Looking for some interesting free documentaries to use in your class or probably use for your own professional and intellectual growth? This list from Open Culture has you covered. It features around 200 free documentaries spanning a wide range of topics from history to arts and science. All of these documentaries are provided with a short description about their content together with a link to the page where you can watch them and read more about the contextual information surrounding the topic they cover. It will take you awhile to sift through the entire list but we are pretty sure you will come out with some good documentaries to share with your class."


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Juan Rodríguez-silvar's curator insight, June 13, 3:55 PM

Catro boas ferramentas recomendadas.

Four good tools recommended

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, June 15, 3:09 AM

Open education est en train d'arriver et mettra des discussion sur le droit d'auteur au placard (au moins un peu). Voici des ressources gratuites à utiliser en classe.

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How you can help the world's oceans stay pure and clean

How you can help the world's oceans stay pure and clean | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
As ocean health declines, the international community is working harder than ever to increase the number of marine protected areas around the world.
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Habitats - An Educational Game from the Smithsonian

Habitats - An Educational Game from the Smithsonian | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Habitats is a fun little game from the Smithsonian Science Education Center. The online game challenges elementary school to match animals to their habitats.
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Teaching Resources

Teaching Resources | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
TES Teaching Resources is where teachers share and download free lesson plans, classroom resources, revision guides and curriculum worksheets. Whether you are looking for SEN teaching strategies and approaches, VCOP activities, or secondary classroom activities, you can choose from 1000s of teacher resources, download them for free and adapt them to suit your classroom activities.
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Civil Rights Movement

Civil Rights Movement | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Background information, lesson plans and resources on the Civil Rights Movement. http://www.adl.org/education-outreach/lesson-plans/
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Top 10 Geography EdApps for Kids - Balefire Labs

Top 10 Geography EdApps for Kids - Balefire Labs | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

"When we're reviewing educational apps, we find that the toughest academic subject to find high quality educational apps for is Social Studies. It seems like there must be a million drill-and-kill flag apps, but really strong instructional content is much more rare than we'd like. To make your hunt for high quality geography apps a bit easier, today we're sharing our 10 top rated geography apps.

These apps have stronger instructional design than the bulk of the geography apps on the market that we've seen. Hope they're helpful to you in finding resources and helpful to your kids for learning geography!

Here we go, starting with number 10...."


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Learning apps in Geography for kids

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Spicing Up Student Learning With History and STEM Podcasts

Spicing Up Student Learning With History and STEM Podcasts | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Podcasts have been around for a long time now, but they have only just begun to surge into mainstream popularity.
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15 Great Timeline Creation Web Tools and iPad Apps for Teachers and Students

15 Great Timeline Creation Web Tools and iPad Apps for Teachers and Students | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
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10+ Resources for Learning About the Math and Science of Sports

10+ Resources for Learning About the Math and Science of Sports | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
As regular readers of this blog know, I am a proponent of getting kids involved in physical activities like bicycling, skiing, and playing team sports.
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Curriculum Guide: “How Big is Africa?” » African Studies Center | Boston University

RT @dadakim: I'm using the @BUAfricaStudies curriculum resources, especially their awesome map. http://t.co/dIVJIm3Iyv http://t.co/LGrRUsps…
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Wonderopolis | Where the Wonders of Learning Never Cease

Wonderopolis | Where the Wonders of Learning Never Cease | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
Where the Wonders of Learning Never Cease
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Explore the World's Fair on Your iPad

Explore the World's Fair on Your iPad | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

The New York Public Library’s Biblion: World’s Fair app puts the wonder of the 1939-1940 World’s Fair on your iPad.

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International Children's Digital Library Offers Tons of Free eBooks for Kids

International Children's Digital Library Offers Tons of Free eBooks for Kids | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it
June 11, 2015
International Children’s Digital Library (ICDL) is an iPad app that offers a plethora of free books specifically selected for kids and young learners. The app is a fruit of the...

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Mayra.Loves.Books's curator insight, June 13, 2:02 PM

Great place!

Sally Tilley's curator insight, June 14, 6:43 PM

Thank you for sharing!

 

Una healy's curator insight, June 15, 6:12 AM

fantastic, will definitely be checking this app out #viclibstud2015 #lovetechnology #iwantmyipadback

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Agriculture in Education programme | Department of Education and Training

Agriculture in Education programme | Department of Education and Training | Curriculum resource reviews | Scoop.it

The Agriculture in Education programme helps teachers better understand the products and processes associated with food and fibre production and gives students an opportunity to understand the importance of agriculture in the Australian economy. It supports effective implementation of the Australian Curriculum through online teacher support materials and additional curriculum resources.

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